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3-3-1975 Four Released in Bid to Save Lorenz (AP)

Report on the deal to  release  four prisoners by the Federal Government to enable the freeing of mayoral candidate Peter Lorenz.  PDF 3-3-1975 Four Released in Bid to Save Lorenz

March 4, 1975 Frankfurt am Main & Berlin

Heinrich Albertz and the rest of the Lufthansa crew fly back to Frankfurt from Aden, South Yemen, having released Pohle, Becker, Heissler, Siepmann, and Kröcher-Tiedemann (who had a second change of heart and elected to make the trip after all). A car screams through Berlin’s Wilmersdorf district shortly before midnight. Lorenz is pushed out of [read all]

February 28, 1975 West Berlin

A Polaroid photo is released early in the morning showing Lorenz with a sign around his neck: “Peter Lorenz, prisoner of the 2 June Movement.” With the photo is a demand for the immediate release of six terrorists: Horst Mahler, Verena Becker, Gabriele Kröcher-Tiedemann, Ingrid Siepmann, Rolf Heissler, and Rolf Pohle. Except for Mahler, all [read all]

Early December, 1971 Federal Republic of Germany

Police dragnets nab Movement 2 June member Rolf Pohle and RAF member Marianne Herzog.